Jessica Sanchez on American Idol on May 16
American Idol Recap: Steven Tyler Says Jessica Sanchez “Will Be the Last One Standing”
By Sugey Palomares | 05/17/2012 - 09:51

The competition intensified as the three remaining finalists Jessica Sanchez, Philip Philips, and Joshua Ledet hit the stage for a triple face-off on last night’s American Idol. The contestants had to perform one song of their choice, and one randomly selected by the judges, J.Lo, Randy Jackson, and Steve Tyler, and vocal coach, Jimmy Lovine.

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American Idol Recap: Sanchez Hits Top 3 And J.Lo ‘Dances Again’ With Casper
By Sugey Palomares | 05/11/2012 - 09:53

America has decided – Jessica Sanchez is officially in the top three! While we were relieved that the 16-year-old contestant didn’t get the axe during last night’s American Idol, it was still pretty emotional watching eliminated singer, Hollie Cavanagh, sing her final cover of Miley Cyrus’ “The Climb.” Everyone was in tears during her performance, including Sanchez, the remaining contestants, and the judges. We have to admit, we even got teary at home!

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Jessica Sanchez on American Idol on May 9
American Idol Recap: J.Lo Tells Jessica Sanchez “You Are One of The Best”
By Sugey Palomares | 05/10/2012 - 10:16

Only four contestants remain on American Idol, and Jessica Sanchez is all about earning her spot at the top. The 16-year-old singer channeled perfection with her spot-on cover of Etta James’ “Steal Away.” The late legend’s eloquent and sharp vocals aren’t the easiest to master, but Sanchez did just that and received outstanding praise from the judges – surprise, surprise!

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American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Judged For Racy Outfit - Hits Top 4
American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Judged For Racy Outfit - Hits Top 4
By Sugey Palomares | 05/04/2012 - 10:36

Jessica Sanchez may have been praised for her soulful cover of Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary," but it was her outfit that startled some American Idol viewers. Once the half-Mexican contestant was called to face possible elimination along with country singer Sklar Laine, Sanchez received some criticism from vocal coach, Jimmy Lovine, but it had nothing to do about her lyrics.

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Jessica Sanchez sings on American Idol on March 21
American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Officially Hits The Top 5!
By Sugey Palomares | 05/03/2012 - 10:28

We have said it since day one: Jessica Sanchez rocks! The half-Mexican contestant is officially part of the top 5 finalists on American Idol. Last night’s episode was all about the 60s and British pop. The 16-year-old may be too young to remember bellbottoms and floral polyester shirts, but she sang a beautiful rendition of Tina Turner’s “Proud Mary.”

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Jessica Sanchez sings on American Idol on April 25
American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Covers a Royal Tribute to Queen & Her Father
By Sugey Palomares | 04/26/2012 - 11:12

Jessica Sanchez’s infamous alter ego was back on American Idol last night. The 16-year-old contestant was claiming her seat to the Idol throne with a rocking cover of Queen’s 1975 hit, “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Sanchez wasn’t quite the queen of rock and was criticized for not being gritty enough in her performance. However, the petite songstress came back strong with an emotional tribute to her dad.

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American Idol contestants on April 19
American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez May Get Even Better
By Sally Mercedes | 04/20/2012 - 12:00

After a soulful performance of Alicia Keys' song "Fallin'," we thought for sure that Jessica Sanchez would end up at the top on American Idol's elimination show. Still, after last week's elimination scare when she ended up in the bottom three, she must have been at least a little worried last night. But her fans saved her from elimination and she got to relax for the rest of the night.

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Jessica Sanchez sings on American Idol on April 18
American Idol Recap: Will Jessica Sanchez’s 'Fallin'' Land Her At The Top?
By Sugey Palomares | 04/19/2012 - 10:20

Jessica Sanchez may have hit the bottom three on American Idol last week, but the half-Mexican singer came back with full-force after her flawless soulful rendition of Alicia Keys’ ‘Fallin.’’

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Jessica Sanchez on the April 12 episode of American Idol
American Idol Recap: J.Lo to Jessica Sanchez: "You Ain't Going Home!"
By Sugey Palomares | 04/13/2012 - 10:07

The emotions were running high during the elimination round on American Idol Thursday night. Our heads were spinning when Jessica Sanchez was announced in the bottom three along with contestants, Elise Testone and Joshua Ledet.

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Jessica Sanchez sings on American Idol on April 11
American Idol Recap: Jessica Sanchez Is A Winner – No “Stuttering”
By Sugey Palomares | 04/12/2012 - 10:15

There’s no doubt that Jessica Sanchez has the potential to win American Idol; and no, we didn’t stutter. The competition showcased the remaining 7 finalists for last night’s show and all eyes were on Sanchez’s soulful rendition of Jazmine Sullivan’s, “Stuttering.”

The song may not be very well known, but the teen powerhouse performed a powerful cover that reflected pure stardom. No wonder the 16-year-old wore star earrings! Very fitting if you ask us.

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